Daily Archives: August 9, 2020

PM orders localities to prepare sufficient materials for COVID-19 tests

Pandemic-hit localities must ensure sufficient reserves of materials for timely COVID-19 tests, Prime Minister Nguyen XuanPhuc ordered at a recent meeting of the permanent cabinet members on the fight against the pandemic.   The government leader spoke highly of the National Steering Committee on the fight, the Ministry of Health and localities for their efforts,

Traffic safety must be ensured in face of COVID-19: PM Phuc

Prime Minister Nguyen XuanPhuc has ordered relevant ministries, authorities and heads of the provincial and centrally-run cities to exert efforts so as to ensure traffic safety in face of the raging COVID-19 pandemic.   In a document, the leader ordered them to ensure traffic safety and seriously implement provisions on the fight and control of

Online concert to raise funds for doctors in COVID-19 fight

More than 60 Vietnamese singers, composers and theatre artists at home and abroad will take part in a livestream concert on YouTube to raise funds to support doctors and frontline workers in Da Nang and Quang Nam province in the central region in the fight against COVID-19.   Pop stars Thanh Lam, Hong Nhung and

Russian book features modern, innovative Vietnam

The book “Vietnam takes off” by GrigoryTrofimchuk, an expert on international affairs, has been recently published in Russia.   The nearly-200-page book, with many vivid illustrations of a modern and innovative Vietnam, was written after the author’s field trip to Vietnam.   The front page of the book states that it was published on the

Over 270 Vietnamese citizens brought home from Cyprus, Saudi Arabia

The Vietnamese embassy in Italy, which is also in charge of the Republic of Cyprus, along with the Vietnamese Embassy in Saudi Arabia and the national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines coordinated with the hosts’ relevant agencies to bring home over 270 Vietnamese citizens from Cyprus and Saudi Arabia on August 8-9.   Passengers included children

Nearly 20,000 rooftop solar power projects installed

Vietnam Electricity (EVN) has announced that nearly 20,000 rooftop solar power projects with a combined capacity of 541.66 MWp were installed nationwide in the past seven months.   So far, more than 41,180 of such have been put into operation throughout the country with a total capacity of 925.8 MWp.   In January-July, the company

HCM City supports tourism businesses in face of COVID-19

Authorities of the southern metropolis of Ho Chi Minh City are continuously taking preventive measures to ensure safety for tourists while supporting travel businesses to overcome difficulties and devising policies to promote tourism for the post-pandemic period.   As the disease broke out again in Da Nang in July, many enterprises in HCM City have